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and i'm dan winters... president obama is expected to map out a strategy to increase gun control.. and it could go after gun buyers... as you might expect... not everyone is on board with his plan... the president is expected to take executive action..without congressional approval.... to expand background checks. white house officials say they will focus on the so-called, gun show loophole... that allows certain sellers at places like guns shows, to sell a gun with out conducting a background check first. the president met with his attorney general today to talk about making those changes happen. today, he said his initiatives are legal and won't go against the second it won't prevent all shootings,but will still make a difference. 1:48-2:02 "it will potentially save lives in this country and spare families the pain and the suffered as the consequence of a firearm being in the hands of the wrong people." president obama says he will be rolling out his initiatives over the
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president obama says he will be rolling out his initiatives over the next several days. there are at least six iowa gun shows scheduled this month alone that could be impacted and local gun owners are weighing in on what iowans are most concerned about... 13's justin surrency explains how an executive order by the president could affect gun owners in iowa... within days a potential change in gun laws across the country could be made and iowa gun owner's are sounding off... "the president deciding to do nervous in that legislators didn't decide this." aaron dorr, the executive director of iowa gun owner's which has over 235,000 facebook followers says his members are furious... "they are pretty disgusted the president is trying use the power of his pen to do what he could not accomplish by the legislative process..."but in the meantime many iowa businesses are also cashing in... "obama is the best gun salesman in american history and there's some truth to that."steve anderson a former des moines police officer current owner of training specialists in ankeny..., says sales for his four hour classes at 65 dollars a piece for those looking for gun permits and
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"we've been having around 20 but have been having around 50 each..."many expect the president to address a law that allows vendors at gun show's who sell their own personal fire arms to do so without a license or background check... "if a father wants to give a firearm to his son, his old .22 rifle these guys would have him locked away in jail because he didn't get government permission to have a transaction vetted by a computer before he did that."the threat against the gun show loophole could also cause large numbers at half a dozen already scheduled gun shows in iowa...most of which cost at least 45 dollars to attend... "im sure we will see a large crowd at gun shows across the state of iowa for the entirety of 20-16...and this should only accelerate that process..."while a change could be coming with an executive order...1:16-1:23"it's kind of a petulant action that only children make when they're told to go to bed on time." anderson believes president obama
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"people do have to remember it's an election year... "what you have to worry about is your local legislators in iowa. if they decide to do something." within the gun show loophole...you are not allowed to sell to anyone that you know would not otherwise be able to purchase a weapon... a two year old eastern iowa boy is recovering, after he was shot sunday night. officers were called out to an apartment in dubuque on the reports of gun shots. the 2-year-old is hospitalized in iowa city... and his injuries are described as "serious." police are still looking for the shooter. des moines police are looking for man they say knows about a deadly shooting last month...
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apartment complex on south union... on december 27th. 37-year old amy stolki was also shot but she survived. today, police issued a material witness warrant for 60-year old alf clark in connection with the homicide investigation. anyone who knows where clark is, could call des moines police, or iowa... a boone man convicted of shooting his best friend is heading to prison for the next 50 years. a story county judge handed down the sentence to 34 year old leigh lepon this morning. in november, a jury convicted him of second degree murder in the death of devlin lockman. the 38-year-old father was found with a single gun shot wound to the head at his ames home in 2013. at first, police ruled lockman's death an accident, but new evidence led to the charges against lepon. in court today, lockman's mother spoke directly to her son's killer. 15:03:04 you have taken a person i loved very much and he has been replaced with a pervasive, overwhelming empty sense of sadness
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my life 19 lepon told the court and the victim's family that he's going to prison an innocent man. iowa law requires him to serve 35 years of his sentence before he's eligible for parole. a des moines teen will spend the rest of his life behind bars... for beating his 97-year old neighbor to death. ngor makuey was convicted last month of murder in the first degree in the death of rupert anderson. his wife, harriett was also attacked. it happened after makuey broke into the anderson home in july of 20-14. he received a mandatory life in prison for the murder charge. the judge handed down a two year sentence in for an assault with intent to commit serious injury charge. makeuy did not make a statement at the hearing, but his attorney maintains that makuey was not aware of what he was doing at the time of the crime. 7:31:40 we would ask the court, that this was a situation that all occurred in one continuous act. gnor maintains that
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he was doing, but it was all on continuous act, these were not separate acts intended to do separated things. 7:32:01 harriet anderson did survive the attack, but passed away last year. the couple's daughter and grandson were at the sentencing, but they did not want to make a victim impact sentence. the iowa department of count of deaths from traffic accidents. the digital boards now read - "zero traffic deaths this year.... know safety, no crashes." preliminary numbers released by the iowa dot show there were 317 fatalities in 20-15. investigations are still underway, so those numbers could change. the iowa dot has a goal of zero fatalities.... snow and ice spots could be found on iowa roads, but dry weather in our forecast.. for now. chief meteorologist ed wilson joins us now...
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cloudy skies this evening with temperatures in the 20s... watching for some sunshine on tuesday with will take temperatures back to the 30s. more rain and snow chances to wrap up the week. iowans can now brag that our
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teams... the iowa hawkeyes jumped to 19 in the a-p poll this week... the hawks beat then-number one michigan state, and number 14-purdue last week. iowa state dropped a bit... the cyclones are now ranked number 13... dropping from number 11. they lost to oklahoma on the road. the mayor of johnston pounding the pavement to start out the new year. but she's not training for a race.. coming up, the reason she ran the distance of two marathons this weekend... and why it's just the start of her goal. and iowans have a new way to register to vote... how you can log on and get signed up... and less than one month until the iowa caucuses... and presidential candidates are flooding the state... who's making multiple stops this week... and who's relaying his message in a t-v
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caucuses... and the candidates are pouring into the state... hear their last minute sales pitches. least 15-events across the state today... ted cruz, who's climbing in iowa polls, began a week long tour today. his first stop - kings christian bookstore in boone... 'and i ask for your prayers, this is our time music laughter that was strong..' a phone rang while cruz was
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from the movie, the good the bad and the ugly. cruz came seeking traditional value voters, smaller government, religious freedom, and controlling immigration. he asked iowans to get out and vote... i wanna ask every one of you, to vote for me, ten times, laughter now look were not democrats im not asking for voter fraud, but if every one of you gets 9 other people to show up and caucus, thats how we win iowa. cruz also went to carroll, guthrie center, and winterset today. he will make around 30 stops in iowa through saturday. fellow republican john kasich took his message to a coffee shop in west des moines today... he held a meet and greet at inspired grounds cafe in west des moines... kasich says he has a plan to
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down the debt... one way he says he can accomplish that is through reducing the corporate tax rate. kasich also told political director dave price, he's the candidate that can bring republicans and democrats together to get things accomplished in congress... 10:57-11:16 there's enough democrats that are worried a bout... i can get something done. in response to the president using executive order on gun control, kasich said using executive order as a substitute for what you can't get congress to do, is inappropriate... hillary clinton strongly supporting president obama's consideration of executive action... while in iowa today... the democratic frontrunner started the morning in davenport.. but is about to speak at the state historical museum.
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clinton is on a two-day iowa. you can hear more from clinton ten... republican donald trump is set to release his first t-v ads... 4-13 the politicians can pretend trump calls it radical islamic terrorism. that's why he's calling for a temporary shutdown of muslims entering the united states until we can figure out what's going on." the ad starts airing tomorrow in iowa and new hampshire... it hits his most controversial proposals, including temporarily banning muslims from entering the us, and building a wall between the us and mexico. trump promises to spend about 2 million dollars per week in t-v buys. he'll return to iowa this weekend with on saturday. iowans can now register to vote online. secretary of state paul pate showed off the electronic voter registration system today.. iowans with a driver's license or state i.d. can use the system to register to vote or update
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the online registration is one of six options for iowans. 08:24:09-8:24:32 this is a great resources... eligible votes, is the the final tool, no..... as technology advances, we will look at that and entertain that. to check out the electronic voter registration system... check out our website, who tv dot com. we have a link that will take you
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cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. along the des moines river... riverwalk park next to the center street dam cloudy skies will hang over central iowa skies tonight. temperatures will stay in the mid to lower 20s. there will be some partial clearing overnight with lows in the teens. the from the south and will help warm
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will be cloudy then through the end of the week with both some rain and snow chances. there may even be some accumulating snow friday through early saturday
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the mayor of johnston promised she'd run one mile for every bag of donation that her city collected... and the city is making sure she'll need a new pair of
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coming up next... just how many miles she'll have to run... and how she plans on accomplishing the goal... the butterburger is made of just three cuts of fresh midwest beef. nothing more, nothing less. so we got the sirloin, the chuck and the plate. no fillers; that's it. all prized cuts, all well-marbled for richness and flavor. this is where those three wonderful cuts of beef come together. you can just tell that blend is working in there. and we sear them,
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it doesn't get any better than that. and that's the culver's butterburger.
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days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubio way. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. it's just four days into the new year.... but the johnston mayor has already logged nearly 60 miles of running... this is not a new year's resolution for mayor paula dierenfeld. she's making good on a promise. mayor dierenfeld promised to run a mile for every bag of food or personal items donated to the johnston partnership during the month of december. the final tally came in today...
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last year, that number was 31. over the weekend... she ran a half marathon - that's 13.1 miles - four days in a row. she ran six more miles this morning... totaling 58 miles in four days. mayor dierenfeld says she's up for the challenge. 8:42:17-8:42:29 we asked our community to donate in a very aggressive manner in the month of december and i have the same commitment back to the community and that is that i'm going to run these miles as aggressively as humanely possible for me. mayor dierenfeld says she'll run six to ten miles on weekdays... and 13 miles on saturday and sunday. she hopes to be done by martin luther king jr day... on the th. if you're cleaning out your closet at the start of this new year... you can drop of unwanted items to the newest goodwill center in the metro. the goodwill in johnston opened last month at 53-55 northwest 86th street... that's the old american storefront. the goodwill is
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celebration on january 14th. the building is still undegoing eensiverenovatio to hse the new regional headquarters. workers will offer a career connection center with three walk-in employment assistance. that will open in march. as we start the new year, we're looking at what iowans google the most... the website, "estately"... found iowans searched "the bachelorette" and "the bachelor" the most. why the reality dating show? and "the bachelor" the most. why the reality dating show? iowan chris soules was a contestant on the bachelorette... and the star of the bachelor. iowans were also curious about actress elizabeth banks. she starred in the "hunger games" and "pitch perfect" movies. banks feeling the love. she tweeted... "thank you iowa!" stick around, we'll get another
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america is not just electing a president, we're also electing a commander in chief. that choice matters. because strengthening the economy, making healthcare more affordable, raising incomes. all of that depends on us being both secure at home and leading the world. i will get up every single day and do whatever it takes to make sure our country is safe and strong.
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